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The Winslow Boy | 1999 | G | - 1.0.1

After a 13-year-old naval academy student is accused of theft and expelled from school, his family sacrifices everything to bring his case to court and prove his innocence. With Nigel Hawthorne, Jeremy Northam, Rebecca Pidgeon, Gemma Jones, Guy Edwards, Matthew Pidgeon, Colin Stinton, Aden Gillett and Sarah Flind. Directed by David Mamet. [1:44]

SEX/NUDITY 1 - A kiss, some very mild flirtation, and a father scolds his son for being discovered in a "position" with a young woman (apparently they were dancing).


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VIOLENCE/GORE 0 - None.


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LANGUAGE 1 - A mild obscenity.


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DISCUSSION TOPICS - Defending your honor, false accusations, the English legal system, persistence, unspoken communication, the Suffragists.

MESSAGE - Defending your family's honor at all costs, literally, can do as much harm as it does good; never give up when you think you're right.

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